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Chatham County Government Hit by Cyberattack

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County government was victimized by a cyberattack on Wednesday, Oct. 28th. The attack affected access to its network, email and phones. A majority of county departments, including the county manager’s office, the health department, ...
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History made in Chatham County and across North Carolina

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County once again led all 100 counties in North Carolina with a voter turnout of 84.3%. 48,809 ballots were cast from 57,927 registered voters. The 2020 turnout was 8.9% better than the record state ...
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How I Cured Crohn’s Disease

by Tim Keim In this column you may have read that I’ve cured myself from Crohn’s Disease. Now I’ll tell you how I did it. Crohn’s is a genetically inherited trait. My Uncle, Earl “Red” Gardner, a Minneapolis Laker, suffered ...
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Gut Friendly Foods for the Holidays

by Robin Thomas The sweet smell of a hundred baked treats, candies that melt in your mouth, and of course, all the chocolate! I love the flavors of the holidays. Sadly, although I love them so much, too much of ...
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Chatham County’s COVID Funds

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County received close to $3 million COVID relief funding from the state. The funding comes with restrictions as to how it can be spent including: The expenses must be incurred in response to the ...
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Chatham County government hit by cyberattack

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County government was the victim of a cyberattack on Wednesday, Oct. 28, affecting access to its network, email and phones. A majority of county departments, including the county manager’s office, the health department, planning ...
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The Chatham County Budget: Where does the money come from?

Deep Dive: Chatham County by the numbers (Part 2) by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent As we continue our series on the sausage making of the county’s budget, we will be looking into revenues which is the money that supports the ...
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Endorsement of Democratic commissioner candidates

by Kathleen N. Lohr, PhD, Chapel Hill I am writing to express my strong support and appreciation for three candidates in Chatham County for county commissioner positions. Michael Dasher brings experience and a deep understanding of the needs of a ...
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Wastewater agreement reached in Briar Chapel

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent The Briar Chapel Community Association announced it had reached an agreement with Newland, the development company that built Briar Chapel and Old North State Water Company which currently owns and operates the community’s wastewater treatment ...
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Vote for Chatham County Republican Candidates

by Rolin Mainuddin, Chapel Hill A lawyer by training, and with business experience, Robert Thomas is running for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 4. A strong supporter of the Second Amendment, he is for building the wall in opposing ...